Threshold #writephoto

Thursday photo prompt   There, long ago, when we had space, and the air was pure, there we lived: us, the whole tribe, the children, the very old, the wise and the fools. At night we were safe, the sea protected us. We had many friends, and few enemies. We were poor, and strong. TheContinue reading “Threshold #writephoto”

A quiet spirit #fivewords

Inspired by the Secret Keeper’s weekly writing prompt#108   He kept seeing himself, in his youth, through dreams that did not have the shape of memories, in a role of a quiet spirit, an observer of his past life. Only near dawn, did the spirit at last morphed into himself, an old man lying inContinue reading “A quiet spirit #fivewords”

Controversy #SaturdayPrompt

Inspired by “No, you won’t do that, and as you well know, if you did, you’d be on your own!” The statement sounded pretty final, so I stayed silence: from then on I’d have to demonstrate I understood where I stood, in the order of things. And I did. So we are, in a stateContinue reading “Controversy #SaturdayPrompt”

Price #TheDailyPost

Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.   I can read your mind: “what price for peace?” is your question. I also know your answer. You are of the old school. Under attack, you fire one warning shot, then, no question of taking prisoners. Of course we disagree. But, as time flows,Continue reading “Price #TheDailyPost”

Daily Prompt: Too Big To Fail

Tell us about something you would attempt if you were guaranteed not to fail (and tell us why you haven’t tried it yet).  So I set off just after dawn, and an hour later I am walking the narrow street, deserted at this time.  The chill of the morning air seems sharper here and IContinue reading “Daily Prompt: Too Big To Fail”

#AtoZChallenge: April 26, 2013 ~ Women

“La liberté n’offre qu’une chance d’être meilleur, la servitude n’est que la certitude de devenir pire.” ~ Albert Camus Perhaps one day – how far in the future is a matter for speculation – it will be suggested that parthenogenesis is the way forward for the human species on its way to the Stars.  InContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge: April 26, 2013 ~ Women”